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Aalen University Exchange

Term To Study: Spring 2025
Application Deadline: Sep 24, 2024
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Exchange
Link 1: Click here to go to Aalen University's web site.
Link 2: Aalen brochure
Program Locations: Aalen
Contact Phone: 209-946-2592
Contact Name: Education Abroad Office (international Programs & Services)
Contact Email:
What is Included: Exchange students stay at one of several residence halls affiliated with the university. Space is limited so apply early. The international office can also provide assistance in finding accommodations in private off-campus apartments.

Aalen offers a number of recreational facilities and many sport clubs. A buddy program is also available to assist with integration.
What is not Included: Meals, airfare, personal expenses, textbooks, insurance, visa
Estimated Costs: The costs involved in studying abroad are comparable to living at Pacific. The main added cost is airfare. Students pay Pacific tuition before departing and then Aalen's room and board fees while abroad. Monthly rent typically ranges from 200-400 euros.

Students should check with the Financial Aid office to verify whether the entirety of their financial aid package will be provided for their semester(s) abroad.
Program Description

Founded in 1963 as a state engineering school and transformed into a university of applied sciences in 1971, Aalen University of Applied Sciences currently hosts 5,500 students studying in the university's five academic schools, which are: Chemistry; Electronics & Computing Science; Management & Business Sciences; Mechanical Engineering & Materials Technologies; Optics & Mechatronics.

Eligibility Requirements:

* 2.75 GPA
* No language prerequisite
* Sophomore standing

This is a direct exchange program between Pacific and Aalen University in Germany. You do not need to speak any German prior to studying at Aalen University, which offers several courses taught in English.

Pacific's Bilateral Exchange programs are suitable for students with strong leadership skills who want an immersion experience studying with local students, relying on local services with no management or oversight by Pacific or other U.S. providers.

The program start and end dates above are an approximation. Final dates will be provided closer to the program start.

Quick Facts

Population: 81305856
Capital: Berlin
Per-capita GDP: $ 38400
Size: 357022 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 01:00 hour) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris

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